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Nov 29, 2013 10:20pm EST
. and there are lots of republicans who don't agree with these things. there are a lot of people in office that don't agree with these things. but they're afraid to speak up the hey're the last of republican-identified voters who on't agree with these things, who think more like a middle of the road, americans in general about these issues. the health care arena too. but right now, something really xtreme happened in the republican party. t's affecting what the elected officers and candidates feel they can do to address the big in the united states. storm passes and i don't really think the weather here.y is the right one because the one thing, it's not really a storm, is it? it's a human creation. and it will have to be countered activity.uman broad based social movements to areas change in certain and republicans who don't agree things going to war with other republicans. e see that in american political parties before. etting played out in the democratic party for several decades in my adult life. it's a state-by-state proposition. not something that happens all at once. that is a long-term. tha
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2013 4:30am EST
for free. why don't you start one about the supreme court. idea being that we were practicing in front of the supreme court. develop a web presence people would look to us and say, gosh, these are the experts. we should hire them for the supreme court case. that was utterly wrong and foolish. turns not to be true at all. the idea.as we like so many people started ith the fact that the cost of distribution was zero. we knew about the supreme court. we were practicing there. you can create a discussion on blogger for nothing at all. that's generally how it starts for people. the most successful bloggers, us, are sn't include folks that have something they say something to about. we have an economic theory that general al council of electric would say, hey, we need company case the in the court why don't we get website?e who have the that doesn't actually happen. who are in people practice are unbelievably talented lawyers. got us off of the ground, the idea that we knew a lot about the supreme court, that there didn't seem to be a website. there was an emerging forum called blogging that
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2013 3:20am EST
, on the ocean. i don't know how well that's going to work out. but it is mobilizing people around. say n't say it, i should it. t's easier to mobilize popular support to do something about universal health insurance. ecause everybody knows a relative, friends, or neighbor that's been struck by an needed or cancer and help. in the case of global warming, future at is more oriented. more abtract for most people and weather that's not going make it seem like a uniform uniform cost to everybody. he country as a whole sympathizes when severe tornadoes occur here at oklahoma but i don't think it will mobilize a coalition for change. so that's part of the reason i like the dividend idea. it offers a way to make the whole thing concrete and also to empower people. because the dividend approach is hat you have to have a future-ori
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2013 10:15pm EST
't think forever. nothing in american politics is forever. and there are lots of republicans who don't agree with these things. there are a lot of people in office that don't agree with these things. but they're afraid to speak up the hey're the last of republican-identified voters who don't re
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2013 4:05am EST
at oklahoma but i don't think it will mobilize a coalition for change. so that's part of the reason i like the dividend idea. it offers a way to make the whole thing concrete and also to empower people. because the dividend approach is hat you have to have a future-oriented politics. you have to make the case that an energy transition is going to be good for most people. and they can participate and help in that transition to occur. for example, some people might decide to give their dividend church so the church can be weatherized. some people where i live would send the check directly to the environmental defense fund. people can afford that. here's lots of environmentalists in berkeley and cambridge. they'll send their checks somewhere else. i think people should have that choice. nd there are some libertarians who like this idea. because they see it as empowering individuals to make choices. might be ose choices to support social movement, to support institutions, others money for their own family. either way, they're empowered nd they become part of the transition rather than having o
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